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    September 13, 2012
    6:00 - 6:30pm EDT  

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president obama's handling of libya in the wake of the killings of the u.s. diplomats but when one heckler interrupted the former governor today, he abruptly canceled a moment of silence that he had planned. republican presidential candidate mitt romney's bus was met by cheering supporters in a park in the city of fairfax. but the event quickly faced a detour. >> northern virginia could well determine who the next president is. and i hope you make that decision to get me elected. >> reporter: romney said he would start the rally with a moment of silence for chris stevens and three others killed in libya. but did not, after being heckled. >> it is a tragedy to lose such a wonderful. [ overlapping speakers ] -- >> wonderful people that have been so wonderful and appreciate their service for the country. >> reporter: a man in the crowd yelled at the governor, accusing him of politicizing the libyan killings and demanding that romney
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apologize. the man was shouted down by the crowd and quickly removed. >> i would offer a moment of silence but one gentleman doesn't want to be silent so we'll keep going. >> reporter: from there romney turned to the economy which he said is not turning around fast enough and the current president needs to be turned out of office. >> how in the world he can go before a democrat convention and speak to the nation and offer nothing more but the same is beyond me. >> reporter: romney supporters say they liked what they heard. >> it reinforced what i wanted to hear. >> i was looking for some specifics and i got some. >> reporter: but brian moran said he is confident president obama will carry virginia like he did in 2008. >> i think the republicans are trying to catch up and we are well ahead and i think that organization will prevail. >> reporter: but with only 54 days left, real clear politics has virginia in a dead heat. both campaigns are expected to
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make more virginia appearances before it is all over. >> well already this week the romney campaign rolled out a new television ad which is geared directly at virginia voters which is airing now. democrats are matching them state for state with michelle obama campaigning tonight in fredericksberg. >> brian will address the value of the voters summit in the morning and then to the rockingham fairgrounds. >> and there is also a hotly contested senate race. george allen and tim kaine are out with new campaign ads. cain's ads attack allen's spending as governor, but boast
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cain's record. alan's add showed his plan to jump start the campaign. the king campaign paid $400,000 in tv ad through election day. >> new developments in libya in the wake of the deadly attacks. several arrests have been made in connection with the deaths of chris stevens and three others. it is not clear at this hour whether the suspects are members of or afill ated with a terror group. the rest come in the wave of anti-american protests in the middle east. greg palcott has that. >> strang words from secretary of state hillary clinton and anti-american protests continue to spread across the middle east. >> as i said yesterday, there is no justification, none at all, for responding to this video with violence. >> reporter: the protests coming after the release of the new film entitled innocence of muslims showing the prophet
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mohammed as a mad man. >> muslim countries organize effective protests so mesh will not have -- so america cannot insult prophet mohammed. >> protestors stormed buildings in yemen and tearing down signs and building american flags. in cairo, police officers using tire gas had to control demonstrators. president obama is ordering increased security around the world. he is expected to provide extra protection for those in libya. libya may have been tied in with the 9/11 anniversary. four americans were killed, including chris stevens and a former navy seal, glenn doughtery. peter king said the libyan government didn't do a good job
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protecting americans. >> my understanding so far, as i was reaching out this morning, is the government did attempt to protect americans and did not do a good job of it. i think we need to consider our aide there. >> eric holder has said the fbi has opened an investigation into the deaths of the four americans. in london, greg wal cot, fox news. >> since the unrest is spiraling out of control, you saw the burning of the u.s. flag, lighting fires in the streets, part of a bigger issue, growing tensions between the u.s. and the middle east. joining me to discuss this is a terrorism analyst with the potomac institute with policy studies. thank you for coming in tonight. how did this low budget, barely watched movie by a fringe company in the u.s. cause this problem. >>in the way of thinking in the middle east especially with their ideology. that if you insulted the
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prophet, you would be killed immediately without even chance to repent from this. and additionally, the mohammed, they believe in the day of judgment, god or allah will send the sinners to hell and the one to come to protect them is prophet mohammed. and so they have more emotions and plus this -- simply the human life in the teaching, when you see they are killing some man because he converted, when you execute the killing ever a human being because he insulted the prophet mohammed, but this is what you can find in mainstream teaching, and so unless and until this form of teaching is stopped and changed, then we are having a major problem in the middle
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east. >> is there anything under the surface here beyond ala because it was like a tinder box that blew up. >> there were certain factors that helped the occurrence of the problem in this country, like egypt and yemen, you notice th their revolution gives them the impression they can change anything by simply doing violent demonstrations. and so the whole atmosphere is volatile after revolution and you see this coupled with the religiouyou combine them together, it is like putting fire with -- or flame with some oil. it can spread everywhere. >> very interesting indeed tonight. terrorism analyst with the
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potomac institute of foreign studies. thank you for coming in. the family of a potomac man is pleading with cuba. but cuban authorities are not cooperating. he was arrested in december of 2009, convicted of spying. his family is worried because his health is deteriorating. >> police say an unidentified person came on campus and shot a man in public in the bathroom of the service center. the victim was treated for serious injuries. the edge now on virginia where police say thieves robbed an atm in a hospital gift shop. thieves removed this skimmer at
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anova fairfax cardiac care center. the suspects have believed to have stolen thousands of dollars. a customer tipped off security who then called police. investigators say there are four known victims but believe many more are out there. straight ahead here on the news edge. >> and when a virginia woman walked into this business, she didn't realize quite what she had in her hands. i'm beth parker. it turns out to be a painting by one of the world's most famous artists. >> looking forward to that one. and i'm sue palka. we have a gorgeous thursday afternoon and evening ahead. will we keep this trend going into the weekend? i'll have the forecast for you in moments. lindsey, what is up in sports. >> coming up in sports, the nats are off while the orioles need extra innings. and the redskins prep for a team they have become quite familiar with. those stories later in sports. >> and if you have a story idea, there is the number and the e-mail address. we'll be right back. 
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>> deciding whether to expand gambling in national harbor. it could be a landing spot for the new casino. mgm wants to build the casino so today it opened an information center. the information center will be open to the public and represents there to introduce the mgm brand to the residents of the county and state. >> drivers are getting a break in montgomery county. no longer issuing late fees on speed or red light cameras. charging the fees violated state law. they have 56 fixed speed cameras, six vans and ten red light cameras. the county is expected to lose $2 million in revenue in cards, coupons and cash in one spot. coming up on the news edge, the apple takes a step toward the digital waet. >> and a flea market find fetches thousands of dollars.
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>> and single woman in france can go shopping for boyfriends. eligible bachelors dress in costumes and patiently wait to be picked for a date. this is a french dating website where women can purchase the men in the market of love. hey scott. kinda late in the year to be feedin' your l lawn, isn't it? you wouldn't expect penny there to puggle through winter without being fed? well i'm not a vet but she'd starve probably! and so will your lawn, man!
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we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >> we've all heard one person's junk is another's treasure. maybe even a masterpie. a woman from virginia is finding that out. here is beth parker with the story of her amazing find. >> it's a great story. >> reporter: a great story that begins at a flea market in west virginia where a woman bought a cardboard box of stuff. >> was it $7 for the whole box? >> yes, ma'am. >> this woman who asked not to be identified sort of likes the frame on a painting at the
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bottom of the box underneath a doll. for two years it drifted around. >> it was in my shed, the trunk of my car, in the spare bedroom. >> reporter: after a while. >> i had some free time on my hands one day and figured i would take the painting out of the frame. >> reporter: it was stuck in the frame so her mom suggested she get someone to look at it before tearing it apart. in july she brought it here to the potomac company auction house in old town alexandria. >> when the woman showed up here at the potomac company, she was carrying the painting in a white plastic garbage bag with a draw string around the top, the same kind of thing you would use in your kitchen. >> she opens up the bag and this little jewel comes out. and it really is a jewel. >> reporter: ann craner is the director of fine arts at potomac. his name is right there on it, but who would have believed it was the work of ren oir.
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>> here is a brush stroke and the flecks and the side of the brush. >> reporter: he is one of the world's greatest impressionist. >> it is amazing. it is fabulous. >> the numbers matched up. >> and this is the stock number here. >> reporter: it is called landscape on the banks of the senn river probably painted in 1879. >> i just couldn't believe it. >> reporter: she is feeling lucky. >> are you buying any lotter tickets or anything? [ laughter ] >> i just bought one today. >> reporter: just how lucky we'll see when it is auctioned off september 29th. it is likely to brick about $100,000. >> i would like to get a kitchen floor. >> reporter: and her mom has always wanted to go to france. she thinks maybe they will visit renoir's grave. >> i think i should at least buy him some flowers. >> reporter: in old town alexandria, fox 5 news.
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>> america's sweet hearts taylor swift immortalized in wax. today madame tussauds unveiled taylor swift today. anybody wearing red today gets a discount. >> we'll have a brief interruption with clouds and a sprinkle but most places won't see any rain until next week, brian. a live look outside. it is a gorgeous thursday afternoon and evening. get out there and enjoy it. i bet all of the out door tables at the restaurants will be fool. in fact this would not even be a bad beach weekend folks because this frontal boundary coming does have cool air behind it but it will move through quickly and i think it will only be kind of in the overnight hours when we see the clouds and perhaps a sprinkle or two. and the sun is back with us on saturday. i'm getting ahead of myself. let's talk about temperatures because it is still 80 degrees. down from the high of 81.
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beautiful afternoon and evening. nice, low humidity. get out there and enjoy it. here is your planner. at 7:00, sunshine, 76 degrees but the sun is going down earlier and earlier. clear skies at 9:00 and the temperature 72. and by 11:00 down to 69 degrees. so this does not look as chilly as the other nights have been this week but we'll probably get the suburban areas down into the 50s. so we are 80. want you to see the temperature contrast behind our front. cincinnati is 82 but chicago is 58 degrees. st. louis is 77. wichita 57. so a good 20-degree drop in the central part of the u.s. with this frontal boundary and this is the front pushing close to our area at this time tomorrow night. i think we'll probably have a bit more cloud cover tomorrow night and then we'll see if we get a sprinkle or two or maybe a light shower in spotty areas as it comes through. it does not look like a big rain-maker for us. here is who is getting the rain. an area of low pressure trying to develop across texas and they are grateful for this because texas has had record
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drought as you know, extreme drought. the frontal boundary only has a skinny little bit of moisture where it and high pressure is still ruling over us so we don't have much in the ay of cloud cover. but during the day tomorrow, a couple of high, thin clouds float on in and then a bit of an increase in cloud cover tomorrow afternoon. so here is your forecast for friday. with the frontal boundary getting close, we are still under the influence of the high pressure. but as this gets closer, i think most of the moisture goes to the north and only spotty showers or sprinkles expected as the front crosses the d.c. area tomorrow night. so that means for tonight, mainly clear and 50s in the suburbs and 63 degrees for the district. and then we are still right back up to about 83 degrees tomorrow. it is mostly sun with some clouds in the afternoon and again sprinkles or maybe a light shower after 7:00 tomorrow. but not a big deal, believe me. at 8:00 in the morning, not as chilly, 67 degrees. by noon, about 79 under mostly sunny skies and some clouds.
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at 5:00, with a temperature of 81 degrees. so a quick look at your weekend in detail. maybe some early clouds on saturday but probably full sunshine. a little cooler at 78 degrees. and sunday starts out sunny and then maybe some clouds to end the day with a temperature of 78 degrees. let's go for that fox 5 accu- weather seven-day forecast as we talk about tomorrow being a pretty decent day. albeit a little bit cloudy toward the end of the day with the sprinkle possibility and then a good amount of sunshine through the weekend. when we start to get unsettled it next week. it looks like the texas moisture may try to visit us on sunday, monday, or tuesday and i don't know if we get rain or showers but it will not be repeating next -- or we will not be repeating what we had this week, next week. the iphone 5 is touting many features and a new app called pass book allows ipod touch users to put tickets and loyalty cards in one place
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instead of cutting up coupons, businesses can scan the receipt directly from the phone. they want the iphone to be used as a digital wallet. >> coming up, the nats mover closer to clinching a playoff berth with a win last night. lindsey has the latest of the nats and skins after the break. the car uses the sidewalk to avoid a school bus. it happened in cleveland on tuesday morning. the bus driver captured the image. a parent of a child on the bus said they speed past the bus every day. to $2,000 more a year in taxes. multi-millionaires like himself hits the middle class harder... bigger break. forward for america? this message.
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>> hello, everybody. i'm lindsey murphy. the redskins are back on the road and in a dome in st. louis. and they may face the rams
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without the top wide receiver pierre garcon. rg3's top receiver is unsure about sunday. the rams have alternated wins with the redskins winning last year and the visit marks the third straight year the redskins travel there. new rams head coach jeff fisher makes his home debut on sunday. although they finish with two wins last season, they know this is a team they cannot overlook. >> we've been playing them a while. i can't sit here and be honest with you and say i know them, but i know every time we play them they are a good point. that is something that we can't go out there and take lightly. >> they have a new head coach with jeff fisher this year, new scheme that they are running, offensive and defensively, so you can tell the difference in their ball club this year. it seems like they play a
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harder, harder football and it will be a tough game. jeff fisher is a great coach and we'll have the guys well prepared. >> the nationals are off today but tomorrow open up a three- game set in atlanta. and the braves are in a desperate situation following a sweep at milwaukee. they are 3 and a half games back and now the nats magic number is 11 for clinching the division. last night the nationals going for the three game sweep of the mets. top of the 4th. zimmerman, harvey pitch to left center. it is gone. hi22nd of the year and 150th of his career. nationals have a 1-0 lead. and bottom of the 4th, kelly shoppic strikes out. top of the 8th, still a 1-0 game, desmond goes to left. his 23rd of the year. the nats win 2-0 finishing the season series with the mets at
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14-4. the magic number now at 11:00. >> afternoon baseball, the orioles looking to sweep the rays. and taylor tea garden hits one to center. both come around to score and it is a double for tea garden and the o's go ahead 2-1. this would go into extra innings. bottom of the 14th. two on for the orioles, manny machado up, and swinging and hits it into left, does he get it? he does not. so adam jones scores and the orioles win 3-2. their 13th straight extra inning win. back to you. >> back here tonight at 10:00 and the news edge at 11:00. posn women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices...
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to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades.
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this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs,